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Fort Carlton was a Hudson's Bay Company fur trade post from 1795 until 1885. It was rebuilt by the Saskatchewan government as a provincial historic park and can be visited today. 

The Mennonite Heritage Museum chronicles the history of the early Mennonite settlers of the Rosthern area. The museum also strives to tell the story of the development of the town of Rosthern and area. 

Through the hard work, foresight of numerous volunteers and generosity of donors, the Centre has become a vibrant venue promoting the work of Saskatchewan and Canadian artists while providing patrons with ongoing opportunities to enjoy and share experiences with professional and emerging artists in music, visual art and drama.

Wide fairways, large soft undulating greens, white silica sand bunkers, and numerous natural and man made water hazards make this a favorite 18 hole course for all calibers to enjoy.

Seager Wheeler Maple Grove Farm has been designated by the Government of Canada as a place of national historic significance. This place is part of the Family of National Historic Sites, one of more than 800 places across Canada which help define the important aspects of Canada's diverse but common heritage and identity.

Journey back in time to talk with a 19th century Métis settler about life on the banks of the South Saskatchewan River. 

Imagine the shocking changes as the troops and warriors gathered and battle began to rage. Witness the bullet holes at the final battlefield of the Northwest Resistance of 1885 and learn more about how a traditional way of life changed forever as a new country began to form.

Experience life from days gone by at the Duck Lake Regional Interpretive Centre - from the every day struggles of the Pioneers, to the devastating impact that the near extinction of the buffalo had on the First Nations, and to the harsh aftermath of the North West Resistance for the Métis.

Celebrate Métis culture and history.  The festival showcases the vibrancy of Métis culture in its many activities, including jigging, storytelling, food, fiddling, competitive games and singing. 

St. Laurent de Grandin was the first permanent Métis settlement along the South Saskatchewan River and was the wintering home of Métis buffalo Hunters. Originally, in the late 1860, Fr. Julien Moulin arrived and set up camp at ‘La petite Ville’. Fr Alexis André replaced him around 1870 and bought the land in 1871 where he moved the camp to St. Laurent de Grandin in 1873.

 The historic resources of the 32.4-hectare property adjacent to the South Saskatchewan River includes a wood-frame rectory, log church, landscaped grounds, a grotto and a cemetery.

Wagon, sleigh, and trail rides. Certified Equine Assisted Learning Faciliator, Day camps, 1/2 day at the farm, overnighters, youth groups, school trips.

Enjoy a breath of fresh air in our Victorian castle style location that is truly a unique experience that will separate you from modern day locations. Our in-house winery will take your breath away. 

Trails of 1885 (Louis Riel, Gabriel Dumont, …)
A canoe trip (cliff@canoeski.com), takes you north from Saskatoon to the areas around the North and South Saskatchewan Rivers, the centre of Métis settlement and site of the main battles between the Métis and government forces. 

The Bison "Antiquus" which is now extinct. It lived roughly 9000 years ago and was a predecessor of the bison you see today.  The remains of these animals, plus many other artifacts have been found at an archaeological site just east of the Village of St. Louis.

Outside museum - ‘La légende fransaskoise’, Le vieux village de Bellevue’, the Worlds biggest Pea plant, giftshop, art gallery.

St. Louis is a rural agricultural community situated on the scenic and historic South Saskatchewan River just 35 kilometers east of the famous Northwest Metis Resistance at Batoche.nently Closed

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All Aboard the award-winning Wheatland Express Excursion Train operating in Cudworth & Wakaw, Saskatchewan. The Wheatland Express specializes in themed tour experiences for all-ages showcasing Canadian heritage, culture, talents and products.

Is an 18 hole, par 72 golf course. Young and old alike find this park an excellent place to stay for an afternoon, a couple days, or a week. The park has always been lauded for it beautifully landscaped grounds, with mature trees and rolling terrain. Children love the large creative playground area and games; which includes a 100′ zip line and 80’ slide. The picnic area, beautiful campground, and numerous tourist attractions within short driving distance keep families visiting year after year.

The Provincial Government established this ferry crossing in 1921. The Ferry traffic increased - buggies and wagons, tractors and ploughs, steam engines and threshing machines as farmers cleared the land, seeded and harvested their crops. This ferry was closed in 1968 with the opening of “Gabriel Bridge” on Highway #312.

The Battle of Fish Creek (also known as the Battle of Tourond's Coulée ), fought April 24, 1885 at Fish Creek, Saskatchewan, was a major Métis victory over the Canadian forces attempting to quell Louis Riel 's North-West Rebellion